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SPORTEL set for 5-7 October; Webinars set for March

As the resurgence of the pandemic continues, leaving uncertainty for the coming months, Monaco Mediax, has taken the decision to not pursue the organisation of SPORTEL Winter, due to be held in Monaco from 22-24 February 2021. Laurent Puons, CEO of Monaco Mediax, says that plans for holding the event next month became impossible given […]  More

Eurosport partners with new all-electric touring car championship

Coverage of Pure ETCR (Electric Car Racing), an all-electric, multi-brand touring car championship, will be shown on Eurosport from May after the Discovery-owned sports network signed a wide-ranging production, rights and promotional agreement. According to Eurosport, the deal will see it provide “its sports production expertise, channels and platforms to the maximum to help increase […]  More

Moov returns to SVG Europe with Gold Sponsorship and graphic goals for 2021

UK-based sports and event graphics company Moov has returned to the SVG Europe fold as a Gold Sponsor. Established in 2000, Moov offers an array of services to domestic and international broadcasters including BBC, BT Sport, ITV and Amazon Prime. It has contributed to many high-profile sporting events including the Olympics, Wimbledon and the Champions […]  More

Lama joins SVG Europe as Bronze Sponsor as it looks to change the way sound is formed and delivered

Lean And Mean Audio, or Lama for short, has joined SVG Europe as a Bronze Sponsor. The audio specialist is a Dutch start up based in Hilversum, the Netherlands. It is made up of a diverse team of engineers, scientists and audio junkies, focused on challenging the status quo of technology and workflows. Founded in 2020, […]  More

ITV to bring niche live streaming sports content to viewers with Vualto

British broadcaster ITV has implemented technology from live and on-demand video streaming and DRM provider Vualto to help deliver niche live streamed events, as well as protect content. In order to drive incremental views and enable the broadcasting of more niche events via the ITV Hub, the partnership with Vualto will allow ITV to explore […]  More

New roles created amid Eleven leadership team restructure

Live and on-demand sports content provider Eleven Sports has restructured and strengthened its management team in a move that includes the introduction of two brand new roles. Following the acquisition of MyCujoo at the end of 2020, the executive team from that company has now been incorporated into the Eleven management group. This sees MyCujoo co-founder […]  More

Marking a new era of live sports with remote and cloud-based production

By Nicholas Castaneda, SVP sales, The Switch Live sports production and content delivery workflows have rapidly evolved this year, with rights-holders and broadcasters innovating to overcome the challenges of a global pandemic. Despite most leagues and teams witnessing some form of event postponement or cancellation, the demand for live content has far from subdued. Fans […]  More

Will 2021 mark the death or rise of UHD and HDR?  

By Norbert Paquet, head of live production solutions, Sony Professional, Sony Europe 2020 put a brake on many investments. The whole industry focused its efforts on setting up remote solutions that protected crews, fans and players without degrading viewers’ experience, in creative and innovative ways. The first concern was safety, the second concern was creating […]  More

Sky Sports adds Extreme E to motorsport portfolio with one-year agreement

Sky Sports has signed a one-year agreement to add new racing challenge Extreme E to its motorsport portfolio, with plans to broadcast the electric off-road racing series on the network. Sky Sports will show all five of the Extreme E X-Prix’s live, with coverage details to be announced in due course. Extreme E will feature […]  More